Immune boosting Carrot Soup With Ginger & Turmeric

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Food is Medicine: Fight Colds With This Immune Boosting Soup.

This soup is packed with antioxidants and superfood goodness that will nourish your body from the inside out.

Serves 2 generous bowls

Ingredients

1 Leek, washed and finely sliced

1 Stick celery finely chopped

1 Tablespoon of fresh grated ginger

1 Teaspoon fresh grated turmeric or 1/2 teaspoon of dry turmeric

600g (21oz) Carrot, thinly sliced with the skin

1.5 litres (6 cups / 35 1/4 fl oz) Vegetable stock (hot)

1 French shallot, finely diced

Pinch of sea salt and generous grind of black pepper

Method

  1. Combine stock, leek, celery, carrot, ginger, turmeric, and shallots into a saucepan
  2. Heat until boiling then reduce and simmer for 10 minutes
  3. Remove the soup from the heat and cool slightly
  4. Blend until smooth
  5. Pour the soup back into the saucepan to reheat and season with sea salt and pepper
  6. Serve with a little chopped parsley or chives